LIZBETH HASSE

Board Member, Track Two
Founding Partner, Creative Industry Law

Lizbeth Hasse is a lawyer, negotiator, mediator and arbitrator (J.D. and M.A., University of California, Berkeley) with an international practice. She has managed resolution of high-profile commercial disputes involving such entities as Intel, SONY, Apple, Warner Bros., CBS, Bank of America and many others, and designs resolutions for human rights disputes involving indigenous and displaced populations worldwide. Hasse is certificated by the United Nations Training Program in Civilian Personnel of Peace-keeping, Mediation and Election Monitoring at the International Faculty of Scola St’Ana, Pisa, and has used her skills in international mediation and negotiation in such places as St. Petersburg, Russia; Kyrgyzstan’s Fergana Valley; the Peruvian Amazon; the Philippines and West Africa. With a deep expertise in Intellectual Property, Media and Civil Law, Hasse has helped draft or implement new legislation in Eastern European, African, Asian and Central Asian countries.  Her advisory work has been supported by the MacArthur Foundation, Soros, Rockefeller Fund and Washington Research Institute. Ms. Hasse also consults as a Rule of Law Specialist and surveyed countries in Central Asia and the Caucasus for USAID to assess a decade of institution building programs in those regions.


She enjoys the new problems presented in copyright law and writes about IP law and negotiations. Ms. Hasse was a Fulbright Fellow (France).  She taught as a Visiting Faculty at the University of California at Berkeley, University of Paris V, Udayana University in Indonesia and the American University of Armenia.  Along with serving on the board of Track Two she has served on the Boards of Heart To Heart International Children’s Medical Alliance, the Presidio Graduate School and the Founding Board of the Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley, California.